6.00 Joe 90: Puppet adventures. (Repeat) 7277336
6.25 Santa and the Tooth Fairies: Animation. (Repeat) 7289171
6.50 Noddy: Animation. (Repeat) (Stereo) 8517713
7.20 Playdays: The Patch Stop
7.40 Christopher the Christmas Tree: Cartoon. (Repeat) 5464084
8.00 Christmas Time: Animation. 11171
8.30 Little Mouse on the Prairie: Animation. (Stereo) 6588355
8.55 Round the Twist: Fantasy-drama. (Repeat) 6567862
9.20 A Flintstones Christmas Carol: Animation. (Repeat)
Animated adventure for children.
The immigrant Mousekewitz family are finding life tough in New York. But a crafty feline offers them the chance of a fresh start in the Midwest.
Directors Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells (1991. U)
♦ See Films: pages 50-72 **
Drama, set in Canada in the 1860s, telling the story of a young girl 's journey of self-discovery, from a country farm to the heart of the industrial age. Based on the novel by Katherine Paterson.
Lyddie TANYA ALLEN , Diana CHRISTIANNE HIRT.
Luke SIMON JAMES. MrMarsden TOM GEORGESON. Mrs Bedlow PAT KEEN. Betsy DANIELLE BRETT
Adapted by Maggie Wadey Stereo
First of three schoolboy dramas, based on the stories by Richmal Crompton.
William and the White Elephants. William tries to run a stall at the village fete.
Second story is tomorrow at 1.45pm. William Brown OLIVER ROKISON. Mr Brown DAVID
HOROVITCH. Mrs Brown POLLY ADAMS, Robert Brown
BENJAMIN PULLEN. Violet Elizabeth TIFFANY GRIFFITHS
Written by Simon Booker
Repeat Stereo Subtitled .....
James Bond spy thriller, starring Sean Connery
Agent 007 comes out of retirement and has to deal with his arch enemies and a plot to hold the world to ransom. James Bond SEAN CONNERY. Largo KLAUS MARIA BRANDAUER
Blofeld. MAXVON SYDOW. Fatima Blush
BARBARA CARRERA. Domino KIM BASINGER. Felix Leiter
BERNIE CASEY , Q/Algy ALEC MCCOWEN. M EDWARD FOX Director Irvin Kershnerl1983. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 50-72 ****
James Bond Sean
Another chance to see the Oscar-winning comedy adventure by animator Nick Park. A sinister Penguin disturbs Wallace and Gromit's peace. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ..
The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny
Town-Mouse. A new animated adaptation of Beatrix Potter 's stories.
Next tale tomorrow at 4.40pm. Stereo
Today's football results and sporting news. Introduced by Ray Stubbs.
Hannah makes a sacrifice. Sam waves goodbye to Australia, and Jo's fairy-tale wedding plans come true.
Shown at lpm For cast see Friday 3 January
The first showing on network television for this family adventure, starring
Jason James Richter , Lori Petty
Jesse, a young street kid, is always getting into trouble ever since his mother left him with social services, his life has consisted of stealing and running. But one day his vandalism leads him to the North West
Adventure Park. where he meets an orca whale called Willy, and the unlikeliest of friendships develops.
Director Simon Wincer (1993. U)
â¦ See Films: pages 50-72
Peggy gives Grant some unwelcome advice, Joe is finding it hard to cope, and Pauline faces some uncomfortable home truths.
For cast see Monday 30 December Omnibus editions on Sunday Stereo
A holiday edition of the comedy 2 Point 4 Children to conclude the series.
Two Years before the Mast
Seeing Ben's sister Tina off on a Christmas cruise results in four stowaways skulking about on the MV Oriana. See today's choices.
Written and produced by Andrew Marshall
DirectorNickWood Stereo Subtitled .....
A seasonal edition of the popular comedy starring
Richard Wilson , Annette Crosbie
Starbound. A strange, unearthly experience befalls Victor when he accepts a new job as a gardener. See today's choices.
Written by David Renwick ; Producer/Director
Primary school teacher:
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Chariton
Film Premiere. Historical drama starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster
Two years after the end of the American Civil War, Jack Sommersby returns home to his wife. His personality seems to have changed for the better, but as he has been away for seven years, his wife and others set aside their suspicions that he may be an imposter. (1993,15)
See Films: pages 50-72 ***
Oscar-winning comedy starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross
Shortly after graduating from college, Benjamin Braddock returns home to a celebratory party and discovers a new "tutor" in the attractive form of Mrs
Robinson. Twice his age and worldly wise, the alcoholic Mrs Robinson decides that Benjamin needs instruction in more physical matters after his intellectual struggles. (1967, 15)
See Films: pages 50-72 *****
The guests in a festive edition of the irreverent chat show are Hollywood actors Danny DeVito and Sylvester Stallone. Plus Angus Deayton 's preview of The End of the Year Show on New
Year's Eve at llpm.
Shown on Sunday at 10.05pm